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The Providentia Fountain at Neuer Markt Square

Donnerbrunnen (Providentia Fountain) can be found in the centre of Neumarkt in the city centre of... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2018
BradJill
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Hong Kong, China
Cool fountain in the new market area

While wandering the pedestrian zones in the inner city, we came across this fountain.created in the... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2017
MaryKop
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

Donnerbrunnen (Providentia Fountain) can be found in the centre of Neumarkt in the city centre of Vienna. This elegantly designed fountain was created by Austrian sculptor Georg Raphael Doner in 1737. The fountain is highlighted by a centre statue of Providentia, who was believed to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

It's an alright looking fountain. Not a lot to look at. I happened to be walking past. Not worth going out of the way for.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 25, 2017

While wandering the pedestrian zones in the inner city, we came across this fountain.created in the 18th century. Its central figure represents Providence or fortune and the four outside figures are supposed to represent the four main rivers of Austria. Pretty fountain in anny event....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

As we walked through the crowded lively center, we saw this fountain which is quite nice and peaceful. Great for some pictures as well.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 3, 2017

As you walk down Neuer Markt - you come upon the Donner Brunnen (fountain) With the Goddess of Providence who is seated at the top holding a snake, below which are 4 cherubs with fish, with water flowing down them. On the side of the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Very lovely fountain at Neuer Markt square, near the Stephanplatz. Good picture opportunity. Great architecture of the surroundings.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed July 30, 2017

This fountain is in between the Vienna State Opera and St. Stephens Cathedral. When you walk along the Karntner Strasse from Vienna State Opera and before reaching Stephansplatz you will come across this beautiful fountain. A 10 minute stop to admire and take some pictures....More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed July 17, 2017

This wonderful, clean and well presented, fountain stands in the heart of the yet to be pedestrianised Neuer Markt. A square just off the centre of Vienna. This baroque style fountain was first commissioned in the 1740's but upon it's presentation it was declared too...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed February 22, 2017

This is a decent fountain with very strong aquatic themes, dating back to the late 18th century (with several changes made during the centuries).

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed January 7, 2017

Stopped by this lovely fountain on my way from Stephansdom to Staatsoper. As it was the week before Christmas there was no water in the fountain, but it was instead covered in snow and a place to buy real Christmas trees. So very pretty. The...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards
Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks
such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera),
Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral)
and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’
former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as
Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse
and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the center. The
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